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Date: 1947-04-07 

Description: During the national telephone strike, one operator is present in the east switchboard room at Wisconsin Telephone Company, 16 South Carroll Street.

Photograph

Writing a Note

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: A woman writes a note at a small writing desk in her kitchen.

Date: 1931-10-12 

Description: Jesse Smith is on the job as desk sergeant at the Madison Police Department.

Date: 1932-05-05 

Description: The U.S. airmail radio operator at Royal Airport in Madison. During the 1920s Madison had two airports: the Madison Airport (aka the North Street Airport)...

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: Leon Lamoreux sits at his desk in the Western Union office at 21 West Main Street. (This building no longer exists.) He and his wife, Beatrice, later taugh...

Date: 1949-01-28 

Description: Elevated view of part of the City Room with staff, "Wisconsin State Journal".

Photograph

Assembly Floor

Date: 1967 

Description: Democratic leadership on the Wisconsin Assembly floor: left to right: Robert T. Huber, minority leader; David R. Obey, assistant minority leader, and Norma...

Date: 1929-09-18 

Description: Women work in the packaging and shipping department of the Floralo Incense Company, located at 1212 Regent Street.

Date: 1949-02-24 

Description: Mrs. Alice Ferguson, director of home service for Madison Gas and Electric Company, will be the judge for the "Wisconsin State Journal's" fourth and final...

Date: 1949-09-30 

Description: Shorewood Hills fire chief Chris Bertelsen receives the first official dial call on Madison's new 100 percent dial phone service.

Date: 1896-05 

Description: The office of Historical Society Librarian Isaac Bradley in the South Wing of the third Wisconsin State Capitol. Bradley, who joined the Society staff in 1...

Date: 1947-12-04 

Description: East High School students Betty Jensen, daughter of Nels Jensen, McFarland, John Ellestad, son of John Ellestad, Route 4, and Phil Ashby, son of Mr. and Mr...

Date: 1927-11-19 

Description: Young woman sitting at a typewriter, presumably a staff employee, in the office of the Indiana Liberty Mutual Insurance Company.

Date: 1948-11-08 

Description: Madison City Manager Leonard G. Howell signing a proclamation designating Nov. 7-13 as Optimist Week in Madison. Looking on, left to right, are Charles Tho...

Date: 1944-01-19 

Description: A telephone operator wearing a headset sits in front of a switchboard at the Oscar Mayer Co.

Date: 1938-02-17 

Description: Secretary uses the telephone at the Groves School for Secretaries, with notepad, telephone and intercom. Classroom appears beyond the window.

Date: 1946 

Description: Image from a scrapbook kept by Neighborhood House, with three girls standing and sitting at a table with a play telephone, a kitchen beater, and play dishe...

Date: 1947-08-24 

Description: Chief meteorologist Rupert J. Batz at his desk at the U.S. Weather Bureau Station at North Hall on University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, is giving out th...

Photograph

Youth on View

Date: 1959-05-01 

Description: Howie Mazur has a telephone conversation with his favorite girl. The photograph was taken as part of a series entitled, "What to Do on a Date."

Date: 1950-08-25 

Description: A telephone in the cell block at the Madison police headquarters, adjacent to the fingerprinting counters, explicitly for use by arrested persons. The pict...

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